6 days in Alaska Itinerary

6 days in Alaska Itinerary

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6 days in Alaska Itinerary

Start: Jakarta, Indonesia
Fly:  26​h
1
Juneau
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Anchorage
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  28​h
End: Jakarta, Indonesia

2
nights
Juneau

Juneau ©
Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): stop by Glacier Smoothie Soaps LLC and then contemplate the waterfront views at Tracy Arm Fjord. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Nugget Falls, then take in the dramatic natural features at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at DIPAC's Macaulay Salmon Hatchery.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Juneau trip itinerary builder app .

Jakarta, Indonesia to Juneau is an approximately 26-hour combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 16 hours traveling from Jakarta to Juneau. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Jakarta in October, with highs in Juneau at 11°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Juneau

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Tracy Arm Fjord ©
Tracy Arm Fjord
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center ©
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center
Nugget Falls ©
Nugget Falls

1
night
Anchorage

Anchorage ©
Home to nearly half of Alaska's population, the port city of Anchorage covers a staggering area of over 4,900 sq km (1,900 sq mi) surrounded by mountains.
On the 7th (Wed), hike along Virgin Creek Falls Trail, identify plant and animal life at Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, and then see the interesting displays at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Anchorage trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Juneau to Anchorage in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Anchorage when traveling from Juneau in October, with lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Virgin Creek Falls Trail ©
Virgin Creek Falls Trail

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